Date: 1958 -1959
Theatre: The Princes Theatre
Performance: The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company 1958-1959 Souvenir Booklet
Main Actors: The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company
This special souvenir was presented by Bridget D’Oyly Carte for The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, London Season, 15 December 1958 – 14th March 1959 at The Princes Theatre. The Souvenir Booklet is made up of a single sheet of laminated cared with a vertical central spinal fold creating 4 pages including front and back cover.
Members of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company are presented with black and white portrait photographs and their printed signatures on the centre pages 2 and 3. Page 4 shows the cast list of the season.
Gilbert & Sullivan were a prolific and successful two-man team who created fourteen comic operas together over a period of around 25 years. William S. Gilbert, born in London, (1836-1911) was a successful lyricist, poet and illustrator. Arthur S. Sullivan was the composer, also born in London, (1842-1900), the son of a military band master.
The programme is made up of 4 pages including front and back cover pages. Approx. H25cm x W20cm.